I Hate to Rain on the Pirates’ Parade, But. . .

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As a long-suffering fan himself, Scott Behson empathizes with fans who root for the Pirates. Still, he feels the need to tell them the truth.

What the “Freak” Is Going On?

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Tim Lincecum is just one of many pitching aces who’s lost his fastball. Neil Cohen wonders if it matters? (Hint: yes, if you’re Lincecum)

Matt Kemp Gives Young Fan the Shirt Off His Back

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When he thought no one was paying attention, he made Joshua Jones’ day.

The San Francisco Giants Are the Rodney Dangerfield of Baseball

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Despite two World Series wins in three years, Neil Cohen wonders why the Giants are once again fighting for respect.

Putting it to Bed: The 2012 San Francisco Giants Postseason, Part III

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Jim Jividen concludes the story of San Francisco’s surprising run to the 2012 World Series with a look at the Giants’ unlikeliest heroes.

Putting it to Bed: The 2012 San Francisco Giants Postseason, Part II

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Jim Jividen continues the story of the San Francisco Giants’ surprising run to the World Series, recapping their NLCS showdown against the St. Louis Cardinals.

Putting it to Bed: The 2012 San Francisco Giants Postseason Part I

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“2012 has been the best year of my life. I got married. I left a crappy job to take the best one I ever had. My baseball team won the World Series.”

We’re Number 101! Every World Series Champion Ranked 1-108.

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In honor of his beloved (but stunningly average) Giants’ surprising World Series win, Jim Jividen ranks all of the Fall Classic winners from 1 to 108.

The Giants Win the World Series: Our Moonlight (Graham) by the Bay Club

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While still savoring the Giants’ latest World Series victory, Jim Jividen pauses to reflect on the lives of the nine men who played only one career game with the San Francisco Giants.

The History of the San Francisco Giants in the World Series

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With his beloved Giants up 1-0 on the Detroit Tigers, Jim Jividen takes time to reflect on San Francisco’s track record in the World Series.

An Unabridged History of the San Francisco Giants in the NLCS

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As San Francisco Giants prepare for their second National League Championship Series in three years, Giants superfan Jim Jividen offers a deeply personal account of postseasons past.

Our Football Picks, Week 5: The Great Pumpkin

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Jim Jividen thought he had it figured out. Then his beloved San Francisco Giants went and won the World Series, and he went and got married. All this, plus weekly football picks!

Sports Matter: Rick Chandler

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Rick Chandler talks to us about Deadspin, selling back range balls, and finding an elephant in your parking spot.

Barry Bonds Did Something Good

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If a friend of the media made this gesture, it would be bigger news.

On #Abandonment, Be It of Yard or Blog

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Why are FreeDarko and the “On the DL” podcast shutting up shop, while John Steigerwald still has a job?

Wear an Away Jersey to a Baseball Game and You’ll End Up in a Coma

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John Steigerwald is a moron.